Manipur govt was pulled up by Supreme Court for asking it not to take up a plea related to alleged extra-judicial killings in state as the National Human Rights Commission is examining those cases.
Expressing concern over spate of alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur, the Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and the state government.
SC agreed to hear a plea for probe into the alleged extra-judicial killings by the Border Security force in the West Bengal border area.
US expresses concern over allegations of human rights violations in Pakistan.
A top commander says Pak troops were fighting militants and not the people.
The Pakistani Army is facing fresh accusations of carrying out extra-judicial killings and torture, claims which could threaten US funding for any units singled out for abuse.
Nigerian police indulge in
extra-judicial killings "at will" and protect only those who
offer them bribes, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
Bangladesh`s Left parties and human rights bodies have protested against what they say are extra-judicial killings of 61 people between January and August this year.
Weeks after Pakistan army
recaptured the scenic Swat valley`s main town of Mingora after
street battles with Taliban, at least 21 corpses have been
found sparking concerns of extra-judicial killings.
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